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. they were just as busy targeting places such as florida ohio and virginia. overnight the energy level in the volunteers has just soared and people have started coming in and calling and wanting to help. >> reporter: now democrats say they are targeting republicans and undecided voters and they are hoping to convince people president barack obama needs to finish what he started. >> we need to know what the facts are and to have to be able to share that with other people. >> both parties say they will not take everything from granted and this is live from beaumont. >>> it is a big issue on the ballot for voters, it is prop 30. they made a big push for this tax increase measure. let's go to alex, what do you know alex? >> reporter: well the governor will be casting his ballot about two hours from now and he will obviously be voting in favor of proposition 30 and urging others to do the same. the governor is making a last minute push to fund education and he made a 5 city swing with a rally of education. >> they care about the kids, they care about the schools and they care about the futu
find common ground with the president. >>> 7:04. they are still counting votes in florida from tuesday's election. but mitt romney's top campaign official in florida now says president obama will win the state. president obama leads romney in florida. the romney campaign in florida says it only expects the president's lead in the state to grow as more ballots are counted. president obama won the election even without florida's 29 electoral college votes. >>> schools are scrambling to readjust their budgets after the passing of the proposition in california. schools will receive $14 billion more over the next four years than they would have if the measure had failed. high-earning californians may have to recalculate their budgets. under prop 30, people making more than $250,000 a year will pay up to 3% more in income taxes than in previous years. that's retroactive. and the sales tax is going up .25. >>> in a short while, some people will get extra help for the holidays. janine de la vega live in san jose where about 100 people camped out overnight in the rain and the cold. so janine, w
, the new development in florida. it's all ahead here on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> complete bay area news coverage, starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, welcome to a brand new day, it's friday. it's november 9th. i'm dave clark. >> i'm pam cook. >> rosemary orozco is joining us as well. >>> did you hear the thunderstorm. >> i did it woke me up. >> it's calmed down just a little bit but earlier this morning a band of showers and thunderstorms maude across the peninsula and into the -- moved across the peninsula and into the east bay. hail and thunderstorms in many areas. we're watching just a few scattered showers into fremont and the south bay. look at that pink. that's a mix of rain and snowfalling over the higher elevations. i'll have a look at what you can expect for your friday and the weekend coming up. good morning sal. >>> good morning. right now 2:37. traffic looks good crossing 880 as you drive over to 101. should be a nice drive but it's a little bit wet from the overnight rain. 680 traffic looks good. 5 o o'clock. let's go back to t
and a lot of ingenuity came together in san francisco. >>> the state of florida has finally called and it goes to president obama of the just how close the race was in the sunshine state? >>> also we're learning more about the investigation that led to the end of general petraeus career and how e-mails led to the end of his career. . >>> thousands came out to catch a glimpse of the whacky and weird at the red bull flugtag in san francisco. some of the ep homemade flying machines hoping to take flight at mccovey cove. >> reporter: some are feats of aerodynamics and engineering, others, not so much. this is flugtag which means i frying day,"," in german. the pthe ptechshop pteronaut are using their skills as builders to launch a pterodactyl. >> we now how to build stuff. >> reporter: then there is team oracle usa which knows more about sailing than flying, following a crash that destroyed their racing boat in october, they decided to take the remnants to make a plane. still they say rescuers are ready for them. >> they have already practiced pulling us out of water a few weeks ago.
already left the company. >>> was we reported, president obama won the state state of florida. it was too close to call on election night. nearly all the votes announced that they boat him 50 to 49.1%. the margin is large enough to avoid an am commuter readout and -- computer readout and romney campaign spokesperson declined to comment. by capturing the 29 electoral votes. president obama 332 electoral votes, mitt romney 206. >>> florida's governor wants to know why the wait was so long at many polling places. more than eight and a half million people vote florida. some waited four hours or longer to caste ballots. >> rick scott looked for ways to streamline the process. >>> there are complaints of voting fraud in the u.s. virgin islands. the attorney general is investigating the allegations. the office did not specify the complaints received. voters in the u.s. virgin islands elected the house of representatives. >>> in a race for district seven seat remains up in the air. through six round of rank choice voting. board of education president has 381 votes. labor leader fx crawly has 11,3
will win florida. president obama leads mitt romney in florida, 49.9% to 49.3%. the romney campaigns says it expects the president's lead to get bilgier as more of the votes are counted. president obama was reelected without florida's 29 electoral college votes. >>> back over to sal who's checking in on the south bay right now. >> that's right and in the southeast bay we've had rain and just some drizzle and we can see it on this picture i'm going to show you, 237 is a little bit wet there and as rosemary had said a cell moved through and you could give yourself extra time. one of the biggest things that gets people in trouble is stopping distance, you're driving along, something happens and you can't stop in time and there's a wreck. just give yourself extra time and slow it down. and also be more aware. this is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. it is backed up for about 10 minute delay from the about the middle of the parking lot. it is not as bad as it would be on a wednesday, let's say, but still a little bit of a delay here. on the peninsula, 101 looks good if you're driving to th
in ohio and florida. at one point, the two will only be seven miles apart, holding rallies in columbus. >> if you believe america should be on a better course, if you are tired of being tired, then i ask you to vote for a real change. >> reporter: rot claims a second -- mitt romney claims a second term threatens the american american. both campaigns are ex-- threatens the american economy. a research poll shows president obama edging ahead with a 3- point lead. a rasmussen poll shows romney up by 1. another poll by -- poll by cnn shows both candidates in a tie. >>> thousands of local voters will not be heading to the polls. that's because one of them have already cast their ballots. ktvu brian flores spoke to some of them. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. i just got the -- i just got off the phone with the directors or -- >> back to the line. >> reporter: voters in the bay area are taking advantage of the relatively shorter lines now. >> it's probably the most important election in a long time. >> it's probably one of the most really really important elections there. >> there's been
. virginia, pennsylvania, ohio, florida, iowa and nevada are all states that harbor a lot of swing voters. so folks here they want to make sure they encourage to vote democrat. >> the main thrust to all day long is to get out the vote obviously. we have been doing this for a while and today is crunch day so we want to get people ensure they are getting to the polls. >> reporter: now last night republicans were just as bessy at their headquarters in contracosta county trying to get the word out about mitt romney and they participated in phone banking and noticed a surge in republican enthusiasm. >> overnight, after that first debate, the energy level and volunteers have soared. and people have started to call and coming in and wanting to help. >> the election is very close. the polls are showing even in the race for rickey gillas within one point. >> reporter: republicans say a come from behind win is doable and they are hopeful and thefeeling among democrats that president obama needs to remain in office because they want him to finish what he started. now we are told here at the democratic h
phone poll shows a tie, pew has obama up by 1. nbc, may up by 1. here's the rally in central florida and he also heads to virginia, ohio and new hampshire, calling on his supporters to get to the polls. >> we thank you. we ask you to stay at it all the way, all the way to victory on tuesday night. >> reporter: president obama makes one last argument to voters today in wisconsin and ohio and ends his day in i. >> you on the one hand, you can -- iowa. >> on the one hand, you can return to the policies or you can join me on building a future that will build a strong middle-class future. >> reporter: mitt romney will have kid rock as his rally tonight and president obama will have j-z at his rally tonight -- jay-z at his rally tonight. >>> political analysts are talking about what would happen in the unlikely event that president obama and mitt romney end up with a tie, each getting 269 electoral college votes. well, in that case, the constitution calls for the house to choose the president and since the republicans are expected to hold on to their majority, they would hold to -- they wo
. anonymous e-mails that broadwell sent to jill kelley, the woman in florida, prompted an fbi investigation that exposed broadwell's affair with petraeus who has since resigned. >>> and we're hearing the twin sister of jill kelley has hired celebrity attorney gloria allred to represent her. aim red has scheduled a -- aim red has scheduled a news conference with natalie khawam today. it is unclear exacty why allred is representing her but she's had legal issues in the past including a child custody fight with her ex-husband. >>> 7:17. we have new information back here at home about a kidnapping case, one that started in walnut creek earlier this month. pg&e now offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. now, the victim was a pg&e contract employee. 57-year-old woman told police she was leaving the shadelands business park the night of november 7th when she was grabbed. she said two men drove her to a.t.m. machines and used her bankcard to withdraw money before releasing her in the east bay hills. police have these surveillance images of one of the suspects. they say the
election tomorrow. this is a live picture out of sanford, florida where mitt romney has a first of series of rallies today. coming up at 6:15 where the candidates stand in the very latest polls. >>> time now 6:05. east coast elected officials are hoping the super storm sandy won't keep voters from the polls despite all of the power outages back there. chris christie says voters will be able to cast traditional paper ballots. even in the polling stations that lost power. new jersey voters that have been displaced by the big storm they'll have an option of faxing and i mailing in their ballots. voters in some new york counties can get an extra day to vote if the turnout falls below 25% due to the storm. >> you're all going to vote old school. that's the way it is. you will vote paper ballot. it will take us longer to count but everyone will have their opportunity to vote. >> we've got to make sure everybody can vote. >> voters in new york city may have a really hard time casting a ballot. polling locations in all fife of the new york city burros have been relocated or combined as a result o
waved scores of american flags during his stop in panama city, florida. at this time tomorrow morning he will fly to reno for a rally at the reno tahoe airport. one new poll shows president obama with a 50-48 age against romney. president obama is also in the midst of a campaign blitz. >> as long as there is a child anywhere in virginia, anywhere in this country who is still languishing in poverty and barred from opportunity, our work is not yet done. we have more work to do. >> the president spent last fight at a campaign stop in virginia with former president bill clinton as well as the dave matthews band. today the president will visit at least four states new hampshire, florida, colorado, and ohio. pop star katy perry was sporting a president obama campaign slogan. perry initially came out wearing a red, white, and blue dress holding a microphone shaped like the status of liberty's torch. after she sang her first song she revealed her other dress which had the slogan forward on it. perry also paused to make a pitch for donations for victims of super storm sandy. >>> californians are
election day results in florida with the results in the presidential race too close to call. florida election officials say the final results may not be known for the weekend. but officials say it doesn't really matter. president obama won the election without those votes. however, the voting process in florida has been criticized. some of the voters have been waiting in -- had to wait in line six hours before voting. >>> according to the secretary of state, 59% of voters in california cast ballots this year. in 2008, that was -- that number was above 70%. here in the bay area, just over half or almost 55% of registered voters turned out for tuesday's elections. >>> the fight for re-election has given way to a potential shift. ailry son burn -- alison burns has more? >> reporter: tori, for the past few days we've been hearing about officials and president obama saying they want to find new ways to work together. president obama returned to the white house and he had to deal with the fact that it was the worst day on wall street this year. that means that pressure is on him to deal wi
three people after their yacht caught fire off the coast of florida. it is on the 80-foot yacht bliss off the coast of miami beach. the clouds of smoke could be seen from shore. >> we saw all the smoke and the ships racing towards it at a high rate of speed. >> three people jumped into the sea and were rescued. the owner of the yacht is now trying to make arrangements to have it towed to shore. >>> they want to ban native american mascots at public schools. this has been going on for years. they use a reference to native americans with the mascots and commission members say they have been linked to harassment and stereotyping of native american students. >>> there is is a football game and they will kick off against the ucla bruins. and sanford had no trouble clinching the division beating ucla down teleat the rose bowl. >> he rushed for 142. it is the ninth time he ran for more than 100 yards in a game. you can watch the pac-12 championship game friday night. >>> a dream season for the spartans continues in the nationally televised game. beat louisiana tech and the quarterback david
of florida is the only one remaining too close to call. the president has at least 303 electoral votes. 270 are needed to win the white house. thousands of supporters cored as the president, first lady, and daughters emerged at their victory party. in his victory speech president obama spoke about working with both sides of the aisle. >> we are greater than the sum of our individual ambitions and we remain more than a collection of red states and blue states. we are and forever will be the united states of america. >> the president and his family spent the night in chicago. they will return to the white house though this afternoon. there was also a very large receive brace filled with chants and cheers at sprawl plaza. for many students in the crowd they are excited this is their first time to vote. >> it's been a long time waiting. it was a really long line. and it took awhile to get through there. you feel like you did something. it's definitely worth it. >> cal campus residents hall posted polling stations. students in berkeley were still in line to vote though after the polls closed at
three year. >>> authorities in florida say investigators in charge of the casey anthony case overlooked a possible key piece of evidence. the orange county sheriff's office says the computer investigator failed to see a google search for "fool-free suffocation methods." the search was done on a computer mainly used byby antho on the last day her 2-year-old daughter caylee was seen alive. casey anthony was acquitted of her daughter's murder last year. >>> some survivors of superstorm sandry are infuriated after finding their homed were broken into over the thanksgiving weekend. one homeowner in breezy point, queens put up a sign to ward off other thieves. authorities say three homes were hit and 14 others burglarized earlier this month. the thieves made off with mostly jewelry and cash. one victim told reporters, "it feels like a kick in the gut." >>> and new york governor andrew cuomo announced the latest storm clean up effort a grant from the federal government will allow the state to hire some 5,000 unemployed workers and young people to help with the clean-up effort. the state depart
now. you have florida and ohio. look at that obama is wing by only 2% in florida and ohio they are also just 2% apart. >>> the federal government is buying gasoline to get fuel super storm sandy victims. the obama administration ordered 12 million gallons of unleaded fuel and 10 million gallons of diesel. tanker trucks will take the fuel to gas stations in new york, new jersey and other storm stricken areas. it is a welcome news for the thousands that are trying to leave. >> i'm getting out of the city. the city accident love me. i've been here my whole life. there's nothing. the ocean tore through my house and i lost everything i known 27 years and i'm five years living in the streets. >> gas supply dropped when super storm sandy flooded pipeline equipment. new jersey governor has ordered gas rationing to cut down on lines at gas stations. it's called odd even rationing. vehicles with license plates that end in even number cans only fill up on even numbered days of the month. odd number and specialized plates can go on the odd days. the plan is expected to work since only
returns to florida, virginia, ohio, and new hampshire. >> change is not measured in words and speeches. change is measured in achievements. >> reporter: of course the big key now is to get out the vote and both campaigns are really trying to pump up their crowd. president obama is rallying today with bruce springsteen and kid rock will be at mitt romney's rally tonight. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >> and don't forget you can follow the election results as they come in tomorrow right here on ktvu channel 2 and also on our website ktvu.com. and tomorrow night we'll have an expanded 10:00 newscast. >>> the pittsburg zoo closed indefinitely as a two-year-old boy was killed by a pack of wild dogs staff he fell into the cage. she was trying to give him a better view. he was attacked by 11 of the wild dogs. authorities say zoo staff responded quickly but it was too late. we still don't know if this child died from the fall or from the attack by the dogs. >>> back here at home it looks like muni will be making a big payment as a result of vandalism ca
at this circulation developing right around florida this will be the key as we head into late tuesday into wednesday. deep into a pretty impressive area of low pressure. this will be the source of strong winds, heavy rain possible some snow and possibly some more coastal flooding. nothing like last week but they do not need another storm for this part of the country we're going to be watching that over the next few days. high pressure in full command of our weather at least for tomorrow and into tuesday. temperatures a good 10 to 15 degrees above average. that is for tomorrow. look what happens beginning wednesday, thursday and friday, cold pressure moves in. warmest locations only in the upper 50s to right around 60 degrees. and there is a chance of a few spotty showers as early as thursday lasting into friday. cold enough that we could have a little bit of dusting in the bay area hills. the highest peaks of snowfall possibly later in the week. at least for tomorrow, lots of sunshine out there, the yellow contour links up with the 70s. warmest locations inland in the low to mid-80s. santa rosa 86.
tables set up and they will making phone calls from there. we all know virginia, florida and ohio are a lot of swing voters and they want to make sure we encourage swing voters. after all we saw how every vote was important in 2000. >> they are hearing from a lot of folks. >> they want to get them out the door and make sure they hit the polling areas. >> exactly this is an important election. >> reporter: now last night republicans were just as busy in contra costa trying to get the word out on mitt romney. >> it reinforces them somebody is out there trying to do something that agree with the same things they agree with. >> if you have not voted, i forgot my thing over here, this is my ballot and i dropped this off at a poling steaks so i want to remind folks to get out there and vote. tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> well the polls over in just 60 minutes and they are getting ready for the crowds. jeanine dana dellefemine is della vega is in san jose and they have dropped off their ballots this morning. >>> the parking lot is already full because election workers ar
seriously. >>> authorities in florida said today that investigators in charge of the casey anthony case overlooked a possible key piece of evidence. the computer investigator only looked at one browser and failed to see a google search on another browser for full proof suffocation methods. the search was down on a computer mainly used by anthony on the last day that her 2-year- old daughter caylee was seen alive. casey anthony was acquitted of her daughter's murder last year. >>> an early morning homicide leaves a teenager dead. what led up to the confrontation that resulted in the arrest of the father of another teen. >>> and showing off the latest models. the new future of this year's auto show in san francisco that allowed car enthusiasts to do more than just look. >>> a reminder that you can get ktvu news to go on your cell phone. just download the ktvu app. click the i con and watch any of our newscasts live to be connected any time any where. >>> a fight between two teenager in vallejo escalated to gunfire. the father of one of those teenager is now behind bars. >> reporter: the
sentenced to death in florida. police in los angeles say they will investigate the claim in that documentary but they don't believe that rogers was involved in the murder. >>> well, a missouri mother who told police that her son was plotting a shooting massacre at a movie theater is talking for the first time since her son was arrested. she says her son recently asked if he was a failure. authorities say her son blake had plotted to attack a movie theater during the premiere of the new twilight film. she says her son had been undergoing mental health treatment and shows sign of as asburger's. >> an investigator says the man revint purchased two assault rifles and 400 rounds of ammunition. blake was arrested in 2009 after allegedly following a walmart clerk with a knife and rubber mask after watching the horror movie "halloween." >>> nurses at ten bay area hospitals will be locked out until sunday. that's after they staged strike at eight sutter health hospitals and two in san jose operated by hca. >> stand up and fight back! >> the nurses are upset after the hospitals un laterally im-- imple
pictures and we are really up close. this is the kennedy space center in florida. atlantis just started a very slow ten mile journey to the visitors complex. this will take all day long. it will include stops along the way for a special ceremony and also a public viewing. atlantis by the way is the last space shuttle to leave the area. the discovery left for the smithsonian in washington in virginia really in april. endeavour came here to california. it flew over the bay area as you know in september. >>> four meteorites have been found in novato. all from that fire ball last month. uc berkeley geology student found this one. another meteorite was found nearby. the first was found two weeks ago in novato pleasant valley neighborhood. the second one was found two miles from there. >>> a new lawsuit claims the san mateo man is dead because of a slow response by pg&e to turn off the power. the lines fell on to 55-year- old enrique's home back in april. records show that he walked outside after he heard an explosion and was shocked by the power lines. his family is now seeking unspecified d
the ap wire right now, we now know who won florida in the presidential election. we'll tell you about it, coming up in a bit. >> plus, there is a new type of therapy for bay area veterans. [ cheers & applause ] >> how dolphins are helping vets cope with the stress of combat. >> mostly clear, cool weather in store for your saturday afternoon. we'll have a look at what you can expect coming up. . >>> we're following breaking news just into our newsroom. the ap is now reporting that president obama has won the state of florida, topping mitt romney's final electoral vote to a tally, on your screen, 332 to 206. the president won by a margin of 74,000 votes in florida. >>> well, chrysler has announced it's recalling nearly 920,000 suvs, after concerns that air bags could inflate while people are driving. the recall affects 2002 through 2004 jeep grand cherokee and '02 and '03 liberties. investigators say last year, air bags randomly went off 215 times, causing about 80 minor injuries. chrysler plans to install an electrical filter for free to fix the problem. >>> well, it was a new type of the
. eventually the shoppers were led in and no major incidents were reported. >>> in florida police are in investigating a shooting in a wal-mart parking lot. no one has been arrested but police are searching for a dark green toyota camry. >>> protesters targeted the nation's biggest retailer. hundreds gathered in front of a wal-mart protesting. >> reporter: the protesters are saying that the low door buster deals and low costs come at a price. it was there that they were protested but they were blocked at the door. with a band and signs in hand, hundreds of protesters lined up outside this wal-mart in san leandro. one group tried to enter the store but was blocked by a line of manager. >> i direct you to leave wal- mart property immediately. if you do not do so i will call police to come and remove you. >> i would like wal-mart to get better working conditions. >> reporter: the protests brought out dozens of unions, only a handful of the protesters were wal-mart employees. this worker says she makes $9.40, about $1,100 a month. >> it's very hard to make ends meet with that kind of
a restaurant in florida. two people were shot arguing over a parking space. they were arguing when a shopping cart hit a car and a man pulled out a gun and started shooting. the victims had nonlife threatening injuries. >> another black friday shooting in colorado. police searching for a man who opened fire at a target store. the shooting happened in aurora last night. a man in a black ski mask went to the target pharmacy and pulled out a gun firing one round into the ceiling before running away. witnesses say he is a six foot tall white man, about 180 pounds. nobody was hurt. >> tensions grew at one arizona wal-mart as hundreds of shoppers pushed and shoved to the deals. take a look at this scene in tucson. people are just doing anything they can to get their hands on some of the best electronic deals. analysts say black friday revenue adds up to close to 40% of many store is yearly sales. >> despite walk outs and protests by wal-mart employees the retail giant claimed it had it's best black friday ever. reporting a record ten million transactions from the time the door opened on black fr
is representing us in congress. >>> machine in in florida. democratic challenger is leading and while the margin does not automatically trigger it, ballots were miss counted. >>> and they are protesting the country's abortion law. the protest follows the death of an indian woman to terminate her pregnancy. they are remembering the woman who was 17 weeks pregnant. she asked for the procedure after her doctor told her she was having a miscarriage and because she was in extreme pain. >>> and researchers say there were was growing support among the african-american community today that number is up to 151% nationwide and if the -- and many of them will support it. >>> and they made headlines,uc police made headlines pepper spraying the campus and they agreed to a 1 million-dollar settlement with 21 injured students. they criticized herman andment and they are urging people to stop foreclosing it and turned it into a temporary homeless shelter they turned it into assume kitchen to drive home the anti-eviction notice and they wanted to make sure the devastation. >>> up until thanksgiving day volunteer
kelley, florida socialite, except that the sender seemed to know the travel schedules of both petraeus and marine general john allen. the sender turned out to be paula broadwell, petraeus' biographer and former mistress. the fbi says because the investigation involved such high profile individuals, the fbi director and attorney general were kept notified of its progress. >>> service members suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder have a new tool to help them recover. the military developed a new mobile app called prolonged exposure coach. the app has the user listen to recordings of their own therapy sessions so they can revisit the memory of what is haunting them. and in the process, help them cope. >> you're getting to understand what went wrong and that you don't have anything wrong. it's just you are not the average person. i'm starting to get control of my life again. >> veterans affairs estimates more than half of veterans seek treatment for emotional and psychological problems. >>> talk about a test of endurance in the city today. why some people were literally jumping over
, paul ryan. >>> the florida societyite at the heart that scandal -- socialite at the heart of that david petraeus scandal is speaking out. jill kellley hired an attorney. her lawyer wrote to the u.s. attorney aoffice in tampa -- u.s. attorney's office in tampa. >>> back here at home, overnight, a san francisco house fire was put out in the ingleside district. it started on the top floor of this home on capital avenue and lobo street around 10:30 last night. there were several people inside at the time, including children. the young girl had to be treated for smoke inhalation but no one else was hurt. >> also san francisco police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who slammed into two buses and a car before his car flipped over. now, this happened on russian avenue and prague street about 11:15. the driver reportedly ran a stop sign and smashed into a school bus, a muni bus and a car. the suspect's car even landed on its roof but he somehow climbed out and ran away before the police got there. none of the victims were hurt. >>> 8:16. one couple captures videos of two suspects threaten
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